woman struggling with functional alcoholism

Functional Alcoholism: What Is It and Getting Treatment

Most people think of an alcoholic as someone who drinks way too much and has a life that’s falling apart because of their addiction. Experts now know that some people may be high-functioning alcoholics, meaning their alcohol use doesn’t affect how they function in life. If you’re worried about yourself or someone you care about,…

man sitting on couch holding his head struggling with alcohol detox at home

The Risk of Alcohol Detox at Home

Quitting alcohol is the first stage toward recovery. However, alcohol detox at home can be dangerous. Both the mind and body go through changes during alcohol addiction. And stopping alcohol use suddenly can send the body into alcohol withdrawal. For safe alcohol detox, choose a medically supervised detox center where the withdrawal effects, both mild…